College of Sciences

Academic Advising

Here at the CoS Student Success we offer professional academic advising for your major, to supplement and support your Department Undergraduate Advisor. We also have Peer Mentors (current CoS students) that can assist you in planning out your academic schedule and answer general questions about your major and university policies.

What is Academic Advising:

Advising is a mentoring and learning partnership that empowers students to identify and achieve their academic and professional goals and take ownership of their education.  Advising helps students navigate degree requirements, connect with resources, and support holistic growth. 

Advising Tools:

Advising Syllabus

 

Appointments

If making an appointment with a professional academic advisor or making an appointment with your department advisor. You should try and come prepared with questions.

Virtual Peer Advising

 

We offer open Virtual Peer Advising Monday – Thursday 9:00-4:00. Drop into the Zoom Meeting any time during open hours.

CoS Student Success Center

Professional Staff Advisors

Dr. Stacy Ochoa

Dr. Stacy Ochoa

College of Sciences Interim Director of Advising

Ph.D. Biology, M.Ed. Education
Department of Biology Lecturer

At the center we want to support you to successfully navigate this important step towards the successful career of your choice. We are here to provide advice and mentorship. Feel free to stop by anytime and frequently with questions or problems about classes, study abroad information, career advising, and research opportunities or just to check in. Make sure to look through the rest of our website for opportunities and for more information.

Contact

Office Hours: By Appointment

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Marisa Reynoso

Marisa Reynoso

CoS Student Success Center, Assistant Director

M.A. in Education with a concentration in Counseling

As an Academic Advisor in the CoS Student Success Center, I am dedicated to your success! My role is to support all CoS students through individual academic advising, providing access to academic and career development resources while also offering guidance and personal counseling related to self-awareness and personal, professional growth. My goal is to be your professional advocate, let’s work together to ensure you get the appropriate advising necessary to efficiently progress through your major while preventing barriers to learning. Please come visit soon, no appointment is necessary!

Contact

Office Hours: M-Th 9:00am-4:00pm

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Rosalynn Ayala

Rosalynn Ayala

CoS Student Success Center, Academic Advisor

M.Ed. Postsecondary Administration & Student Affairs 

As an academic advisor, I take a student centered approach to support students in their journey towards their academic and professional goals. I am a student advocate and I am committed to partnering with students to access resources and take ownership of their academic plan. Please stop by and visit us! 

Contact

Office Hours: M-Th 9:00am-4:00pm

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Frequently Asked Questions

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